Best Trails near Escalante, Utah

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on Zebra and Tunnel Slots
3 days ago

hiking

Did both of these,not bad,the hike in was a little excessive for the length of slots. It was nice though

on Devils Garden
13 days ago

Trail it's self is only .25 mile or so, you can drive the first .4 of a mile. you basically walk around some cool rock structures, you can go any direction you want really, pretty easy stuff

on Hole-in-the-Rock Road
1 month ago

hiking

The drive to the trail head is more difficult than the hike. We hiked this with 40 youth and they swam in Lake Powell. Plan for all day to travel and hike. Hike was 2 hours round trip. Travel is about 5 hours on dirt road. If you take an ATV it would be faster.

on Devils Garden
2 months ago

off road driving

Nice and unpave road on BLM 200 and hole in rock road all the ways. It nice driving off road and easy road in dirt.

on Devils Garden
2 months ago

Short but beautiful.

on Petrified Forest Nature T...
3 months ago

hiking

Super fun hike! A bit of a climb at the beginning, but overall it is a short hike with very cool scenery.

on Petrified Forest Nature T...
3 months ago

Very pretty. Was surprise you had to pay the $8 to get in the park, even if only hiking trail. It was very pretty. Make sure you hike the sleeping rainbow part. That is the best part.

on Devils Garden
3 months ago

This was a fun stop. You can spend as long as you want exploring all of the rock formations. An awesome sight!

on The Golden Cathedral Trai...
3 months ago

hiking

Challenging hike that requires some patience as the trail is hard to find at times.
Get to Neon Canyon and walk along the way in...about 1.5 miles...and you'll dead end at the Cathedral.

on Neon Canyon
4 months ago

hiking

Great hike. Camped at the trailhead and day hiked to the Cathedral. The trail is difficult to follow. My GPS saved me on the return trek. Stay close to the river or in it on the return from Neon Canyon.

on Zebra and Tunnel Slots
5 months ago

hiking

Amazing. First time in Utah. The hikes are rich in colored rock. One of my favorites. Research weather and quick sand before this trail. Dress appropriate for taking a dip on a hot day.

on Covered Wagon Natural Bri...
5 months ago

Short hike to a natural bridge and an awesome cave.

on Devils Garden
8 months ago

hiking

Hike the area while on a scout trip. Fun little area

on Zebra and Tunnel Slots
8 months ago

hiking

A pleasant, beautiful and mostly flat hike. The trail starts after the "no collections" sign and can be found easily following footsteps. It follows the wash for the first 2.5 miles or so. The trail divides there, take a left to go to Zebra. You will find the entrance easily following footsteps. If you hang a right, you can do an extra loop and enter tunnel canyon from the other side. Tunnel canyon is generally filled with water and unless you are prepared to get wet and/or cold it is advisable to approach it from the zebra side. It is close to the zebra entrance, towards the right when coming towards zebra. Btw, we did the long loop and explored an adjacent wash. This was quite beautiful; however, there was quicksand (fiancé momentarily slipped in knee-deep), so be careful.

on The Golden Cathedral Trai...
10 months ago

hiking

This is a challenging hike through slickrocks, deep desert sand and requires good navigational skills. There are cairns to mark the trailhead for about a mile and then you're on your own. The best guide I have found is http://backcountrypost.com/trail-guides/golden-cathedral.97/ .

on Neon Canyon
10 months ago

on Escalante River
11 months ago

hiking

Did a little section below lower Calf Creek. Crossed the river several times and some nice scenic views.

on Zebra and Tunnel Slots
11 months ago

hiking

A bit of a hike for the shortness of the slot but we were doing 7 hikes in two days and this one was en route so we added it.